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We had time to wander around these lovely castle ruins before catching our train home after completing Lady Anne’s Way from Skipton. They are in surprisingly good condition given their age, affording some great photo opportunities.
Well worth a short visit.
It is always amazing to see old castles and the time it must have taken to build such structures. The ruins show a smaller water castle with partial walls and stectures that give you an idea of what it must have looked like in it’s...More
The castle ruins were nice to look around. It is amazing to think that this castle was once very commanding.
There is a pretty park joined on to the castle ruins which we had a wander around.
Very close to the town centre, no parking...More
A great ruined castle to walk around if you stop off in Penrith. Substantial amount of ruins left for a small castle. It isn’t manned and so is free to walk around- there is a park behind which is also nice for a walk.
An important castle with its linkage to Richard III. Free and an easy walk from town centre. Has enough signage to help explain what you're looking at. Another layer of Britain's history. From an American point of view, to live amid so much visible history...More
Although the castle is a ruin, it was amazing to see my 4 year old’s son imagination run wild. He was running round being a king and pretending that his mummy was a princess and I was a horse (which I wasn’t happy about obviously)....More
My third visit to the castle, and the best so far. Firstly, it's free to get in, which is a big bonus. This means the ruins and gardens are used by visitors and locals alike. There are clearly labelled signs and information boards which help...More